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Gene Greer
November 21, 1926 - February 1, 2020

Gene Greer

Gene Greer
Nov 21, 1926 - Feb 1, 2020

Gene Greer
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Virgil Eugene "Gene" Greer, age 93, of Quincy, died Saturday, February 1, 2020, at 7:55 pm in his home.

Gene was born November 21, 1926 in Hannibal, MO, a son of Virgil Lee and Emma Randall Greer. He married Betty Jene Nelson on October 31, 1947 in Hannibal, MO. She preceded him in death on October 3, 2008.

Gene owned and operated several gas stations, including Gene's 66 in West Quincy, which he ran for over 30 years. Gene was a devout and grateful Baptist, and he was a long time member of Columbus Road Church, which he attended faithfully every Sunday.

Gene always kept himself active, and he went bowling three times a week. He was also an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and NASCAR. Gene also enjoyed traveling and meeting new people. He enjoyed talking to people and he could strike up a conversation with anyone.

Survivors include: his son, Ron (Nancy) Greer of Quincy, IL; two grandchildren: Kristen (Steve Myers) Greer of Quincy, IL; and Zachary (Liz Hultz) Greer of Quincy, IL; two great grandchildren: Blake and Katelynn Myers of Quincy; a brother-in-law, John (Donna) Nelson of Quincy; a sister-in-law, Leona (Leo) Hill of Hannibal; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, Gene was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Junior; a sister, Lily; two half brothers, Marvin and Raymond Houser; and a sister-in-law, Bonnie Sue (Kenny) Dohrn.

Services: 1:00 pm Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Columbus Road Baptist Church, with Rev. Robert Cowman and Rev. S.D. Bodwell officiating.

Burial: Quincy Memorial Park, Quincy, Illinois

Visitation: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Wednesday February 5, 2020 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Memorials: Columbus Road Church or Horizons

www.hansenspear.com


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

Hansen-Spear Funeral Home on Feb 5, 2020

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William Spear on Feb 5, 2020

Wendi (Dohnr) Cook on Feb 4, 2020

Sweet Uncle Gene, I always remembered him as being larger that life. He always shook my hand when I saw him, and squeeze really hard, but then kissed it. He was always so sweet to us girls. He
has been reunited with Aunt Betty, and this makes me smile. My prayers to Ron and his family.

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